Past Events

July 2016

Wednesday 6th - 7:00pm

Come along to the next SURG social meeting. We haven't got a speaker yet but it's still a great opportunity to catch up with other SURG members. Keep an eye on this event in the coming week for information on who the speaker will be.

June 2016

Tuesday 28th - 9:00am

This free 4 week online course covers a range of topics including:

habitats and distributions of sharks from around the world evolutionary history and relationships of sharks and allies functional anatomy of swimming, breathing, and eating aspects of sensory biology, reproduction, and behavior ecological roles of sharks historical and cultural aspects of shark-human interactions the impacts of human behavior on shark populations how biology can inform conservation efforts

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Wednesday 15th - 7:00pm

The business meetings focus on the running of the club but issues relating to the local habitat and marine environment are also discussed. All SURG members are welcome to participate in these meetings.

May 2016

Wednesday 18th - 7:00pm

The business meetings focus on the running of the club but issues relating to the local habitat and marine environment are also discussed. All SURG members are welcome to participate in these meetings.

Wednesday 11th - 6:30pm

Come along to hear various speakers discuss their involvement in the Solitary Islands Underwater Research Group, its formation and activities. The general public are invited and tea and coffee will be available.

April 2016

Wednesday 20th - 7:00pm

The business meetings focus on the running of the club but issues relating to the local habitat and marine environment are also discussed. All SURG members are welcome to participate in these meetings.

Wednesday 6th - 7:00pm

SURG member Jane Graham's recent visits to East Timor and the Philippines will feature, with photos and tales of the sights both above and below the water in these fascinating countries. Come along and see some of the more out of the way dive locations.

March 2016

Wednesday 16th - 7:00pm

The business meetings focus on the running of the club but issues relating to the local habitat and marine environment are also discussed. All SURG members are welcome to participate in these meetings.

Sunday 6th - 10:30am

SURG will be active participants in Clean Up Australia Day on 6th March 2016 and will combine the clean up with Debris Surveys.

Most clean up activities focus on easily accessible areas, primarily along the high tide line. Last year Debris Surveys were conducted in areas more difficult to access and this year SURG intends to follow up on these surveys.

All debris collected will be assessed according to composition, density and size.

SURG is keen to have as many...

Wednesday 2nd - 7:00pm

Darren is a senior member of ORRCA , located here in Coffs Harbour and donates his time each week to that organisation by staffing the 24 hour Hotline from midnight to midnight each Wednesday. He covers the coastal regions from Sydney in the South to Cooktown in the North. Other Hotline team members staff the Hotline for other regions at the same time and on other days.

This presentation, by design, will inform SURG members of the valued work or ORRCA and go on to describe how he...

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